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We would love to share some of your stories whether they are about personal experiences on treatment, in fundraising, or anything else you would like to share. Send your stories and photos to info@candlelighters.org.uk. © Karen Turner Photography, header image.

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York Balloon Fiesta
York Balloon Fiesta
02-08-18Our stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Our York Candlelighters Group are delighted to announce that they will be at the upcoming balloon festival at York Racecourse between 28-30th September. They were there last year and it was an amazing and fun event! They
Summer Activity at Breeze on Tour
Summer Activity at Breeze on Tour
01-08-18Our stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Candlelighters are leading on a Family Challenge Activity at Breeze on Tour at: Roundhay Park on 1st and 2nd September Kirkstall Abbey on 15th and 16th September. It will have a number of obstacles and some quiz question
Candlelighters joined by surprise c...
Candlelighters joined by surprise celebrity guest: Bear Grylls!
30-07-18Our stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
An exciting event took place yesterday to celebrate the significant efforts of Central Yorkshire Scouts who raised over £6000 for Candlelighters through the Youth Commissioners Challenge 2017-2018. But to top it all
Charity Collecting
Charity Collecting
25-07-18Our stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
We just want to remind all our wonderful supporters to check information if you are being asked for money for a charity… All those fundraising on behalf of Candlelighters will have registered with us and have offic
Annual General Meeting Announced: W...
Annual General Meeting Announced: Wednesday the 12th of September 2018
03-07-18Our stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
  Candlelighters are holding our annual general meeting on Wednesday the 12th of September 2018 at Candlelighters Trust (8 Woodhouse Square, Leeds, LS3 1AD) and would love to see you there! Our meeting will run fro

Your stories

Layla Wray completes an amazing 50-...
Layla Wray completes an amazing 50-kilometre ultra-marathon!
06-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Superstar Layla Wray is going above and beyond for Candlelighters! As part of an ambitious goal, Layla and Max Dalby have set their sights on a whole year of extreme challenges, at least one in every single month of 20
Fantastic Fenby Four
Fantastic Fenby Four
02-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Summer of Sporting Challenges by the Four Fenby Boys Four boys aged 16, 14, 12 and 8 years old from York have set themselves an incredible number of challenges to raise funds for Candlelighters, because they want to use
Julie and Lee host concert in memor...
Julie and Lee host concert in memory of their son Maxwell, raising a staggering £5000.
01-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
Julie and Lee’s youngest child, Maxwell Lewis Johnson, started treatment for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia a long time ago, back in Dec 1996. Although, sadly, Maxwell lost his battle after a Bone Marrow Transplant, the
Local community Zumbathon raises wh...
Local community Zumbathon raises whopping £533.51 for Candlelighters!
01-08-18Your stories • Posted by Jack Ramage
On Saturday 30th June, three fantastic fundraisers, Charlene, Brianne and Julie, held a family fun day at Core Gym, Greengates in Bradford. The day was kicked off by players from Bradford City AFC and cheerleaders of ND
Leeds University Students raise ove...
Leeds University Students raise over  £21,752 by ‘Pedalling to Prague’ in aid of Candlelighters
19-06-18Your stories • Posted by Lucy Brown
A team of 42 students from Leeds University have come together and already raised over £21,752 in aid of Candlelighters. Leeds RAG, the official fundraising society of Leeds University Union, have organised the trip, an
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